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Fractals : hunting the hidden dimension  Cover Image DVD DVD

Fractals : hunting the hidden dimension

Schwarz, Michael, 1953-2019 (Added Author). Jersey, Bill. (Producer, Director). Ross, Neil. (Added Author). Rife, Christopher. (Added Author). Chater, John. (Added Author). WGBH Educational Foundation. (Added Author). Quest Productions. (Added Author). Kikim Media (Firm) (Added Author). Catticus Corporation. (Added Author). PBS Home Video. (Added Author).

Summary: "Nova takes viewers on a fascinating quest with a group of pioneering mathematicians determined to decipher the rules that govern fractal geometry. Their remarkable findings are deepening our understanding of nature and stimulating a new wave of scientific, medical and artistic innovation, stretching from the ecology of the rainforest to fashion design."--Container.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781593758523
  • ISBN: 1593758529
  • ISBN: 9786312989929
  • ISBN: 6312989925
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation, [2009]
  • Distributor: [United States] : PBS Home Video, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Special features: Materials and activities for educators ; Nova web link.
Formatted Contents Note: Fractal basics -- The Mandelbrot set -- On the defense -- Fractals in the body -- Nature's fractal nature.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Editor, John Haptas ; director of photography, John Chater ; sound, Doug Dunderdale ; music, Christopher Rife.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Neil Ross.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally broadcast on PBS in 2008 as an episode of Nova.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
Computer with DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Acrobat required to open and print teacher's guide in pdf format.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Public performance rights included.
Language Note:
Optional English SDH subtitles for the hearing impaired; optional English descriptions for the vision impaired.
Subject: Fractals
Fractals in art
Geometry
Mathematics
Fractals
Fractals in art
Geometry
Mathematics
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
DVD.
Video.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Educational films.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs for people with visual disabilities.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Television programs for people with visual disabilities.
Documentary -- Television series.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.

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  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Lummi Library DVD 984 QA 614.86 .F73 2009 679388 DVD Available -

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